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Skedaddle launches Sandstone Way holiday package

The Sandstone Way is a something new — the UK’s first signposted long-distance mountain-bike specific route. Deep in Northumberland, it describes 120 miles of largely off-road riding between Berwick-upon-Tweed and…

Brake lever

Essential brake maintenance

Brakes not powerful enough? Levers spongy like cheese strings? Don’t buy new ones before you try these tips…

Around the hips

How to ride without a hydration pack

There’s definitely a time and a place for riding with a hydration pack: long rides where you need loads of kit, big mountains loops when weather can change in a…

One arm on the bars

Amazing one-handed mountain biking (VIDEO)

No arm? No problem. A little innovation and a lot of motivation can take you a long way. Inspirational riding from Thomas, the shredder with only one arm